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. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight, we offer extended excerpts from today's hearings, where members of congress grilled the secretary of state about what happened during the benghazi raid and who was responsible. >> the fact is we have four dead americs. >> i understand. >> it was becauseave protest or because of guys out for a walk one night and decided to go kill some americans? what difference at this point does it maix? >> ifill: plus, how has the turmoil in north africa overall affected u.s. foreign policy? we get some answers. >> brown: then, two military stories. we get the latest on defense secretary leon panetta's decision to lift the ban on women serving in combat. >> ifill: and we explore the pros and cons of drone warfare and examine the technology behind it-- the subject of tonight's edition of "nova." >> our mind tries to put it in rms of robot or human? but the reality is a mix. >> brown: we close with politics and a look at the way forward for the republican party, beginning with today's house vote to extend the nation's debt limit for thre
>> our mind tries to put it in terms of robot or human? but the reality is a mix. >> brown: we close with politics and a look at the way forward for the republican party, beginning with today's house vote to extend the nation's debt limit for three months. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: secretary of state hillary clinton testified for the first time today about last september's deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. her testimony before senate and house committees was at times tense and even emotional. >> as i have said many times, i take responsibility, and nobody is more committed to getting this right. i am determined to leave the state department and our country safer, stronger and more secure. >> ifill: from the start, secretary clinton ma
ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight, we examine the historic move, which opens more than 200,000 jobs to women. >> ifill: then, we turn to u.s. foreign policy, as confirmation hearings begin for secretary of state nominee john kerry, two former national security advisers stephen hadley and zbigniew brzezinski weigh in. >> brown: paul solman looks at china's fast growing economy and asks, is it headed for a crash? >> wages are rising for the burgeoning middle class, but for hardscrabble factory workers: mounting protests against unlivable wages and working conditions. >> ifill: and vice president joe biden hangs out with hari sreenivasan on google plus to talk about gun violence. >> make your voices heard. this town listens when people rise up and speak. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these ins
station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the u.s. military has a new order of the day: working up plans for putting women on the front lines. the process was set in motion today at the pentagon. >> not everyone is going to be able to be a combat soldier. but everyone is entitled to a chance. >> brown: with that, defense secretary leon panetta-- joined by the chair of the joint chiefs of staff, general martin dempsey-- announced he's ending a 1994 ban on women in combat roles. >> as secretary, when i've gone to bethesda to visit wounded warriors, when i've gone to arlington to bury our dead, there is no distinction that's made between the sacrifices of man and women in uniform. they serve, they're wounded and they die right next to each other. the time has come to recognize that reality. >> brown: nearly 300,000 women have deployed over the past 11 years in iraq and afghanistan, where the frontlines aren't so clearly drawn. and 152 have died there. today's decision opens up some 230,000 battlefront positions to women, many in army and marine infantry units. commanders will have
since then. good evening, i'm gwen ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight, we offer extended excerpts from today's hearings, where members of congress grilled the secretary of state about what happened during the benghazi raid and who was responsible. >> the fact is we have four dead americans. >> i understand. >> it was becauseave protest or because of guys out for a walk one night and decided to go kill some americans? what difference at this point does it maix? >> ifill: plus, how has the turmoil in north africa overall affected u.s. foreign policy? we get some answers. >> brown: then, two military stories. we get the latest on defense secretary leon panetta's decision to lift the ban on women serving in combat. >> ifill: and we explore the pros and cons of drone warfare and examine the technology behind it-- the subject of tonight's edition of "nova."
.s. military stronger. good evening, i'm gwen ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight, we examine the historic move, which opens more than 200,000 jobs to women. >> ifill: then, we turn to u.s. foreign policy, as confirmation hearings begin for secretary of state nominee john kerry, two former national security advisers stephen hadley and zbigniew brzezinski weigh in. >> brown: paul solman looks at china's fast growing economy and asks, is it headed for a crash? >> wages are rising for the burgeoning middle class, but for hardscrabble factory workers: mounting protests against unlivable wages and working conditions. >> ifill: and vice president joe biden hangs out with hari sreenivasan on google plus to talk about gun violence. >> make your voices heard. this town listens when people rise up and speak. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour."
child actor, charlie brown, is speaking in his own voice these days and for the first time since being arrested on suspicion of stalking. we'll hear from him next. >> and what she really wanted was room service in the hotel and instead we get cattle in the lobby. here is a story here, i promise. ♪ just one bite opens a world of delight... ♪ ♪ with tasty grilled flavor and goodness to savor ♪ ♪ friskies grillers blend. ♪ feed the senses. [ male announcer ] it's red lobster's 30 shrimp! for $11.99 pair any two shrimp selections on one plate! like mango jalapeÑo shrimp and parmesan crunch shrimp. just $11.99. offer ends soon! i'm ryon stewart, and i sea food diffently. a. alright, another one just like that. right in the old bucket. good toss! see that's much better! that was good. you had your shoulder pointed, you kept your eyes on your target. let's do it again -- watch me. just like that one... [ male announcer ] the durability of the volkswagen passat. pa down something he will be grateful for. good arm. that's the power of german engineering. ♪ back to you. that's the
resident, one half of the famous brown twins. he and his sister marion decided to pursue acting and star in commercials. the sisters could be seen throughout the city walking, eating and acting in complete unison. the chronicle describe the sisters as an entertainment fixture, beloved for their 100 matching outfits and cheerful dispositions. san francisco is a place that embraces creativity an expression and vivian will dearly missed by all san franciscans. >> i will also asked the city attorney for legislation that requires that conduit for optical fiber be installed any time streets are open up for any project. fiber is the backbone of high-bandwidth ip infrastructure; we need more of it; it is a modest and inexpensive step of installing so that we can pull fiber anytime. i would like to introduce in the ordinance and requirement for a new study of the city's leasing of new fiber. for one penny leased, the department of it is on track for making 300,000 per year. this is a part of the larger vision of san francisco wired for the 21st-century. we should take his mother step to
into ole miss. almost nine years since the brown decision. we may lose our moment. he resolved to go into birmingham. go for broke. if we can do something there, we can do something anywhere. he didn't even tell his own father or his board that he was going to do wiit. he started preparing with his most trusted people, the very ones that j. edgar hoover was trying to get him to get rid of. dr. king committed himself to birmingham. it was segregated by race and stratified by gender and condition of life and in every other way you might want to think. there were few female students at the university of north carolina. they had to be nursing students. there were none at yale and westceton let alone las point. in that same month 50 years ago, george wallace took office in alabama with an address pledging segregation today, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever, looking at a world that was segregated by race down into the state constitution's ban had defined partisan politics in the united states such that the democratic party was the party of segregation throughout the seven states.
heartburn. satisfaction guaranteed or your money back. >>> before brown versus board of education, there was another directive by harry s. truman which banned diskrcrimination o anyone in the military regard l regardless of race, creed or religious beliefs. it with was a historical truth that the u.s. military described as an engine of war by progressives has been a leading institution for fight for racial equality, and because the military leaders carry great weight with many americans, i thought i would remind one american in particular just where the military stands on a decision he will be making very soon. my letter this week is to supreme court chief justice john roberts as he considers a challenge to the affirmative action program at the university of texas. dear chief justice roberts, it is me, e melissa. remember last june you were the deciding vote to uphold the affordable health care act, yeah? well, that was a cool way to ensure the legacy and in truth, it gave me faith that despite your ideologically derived positions and the willingness to overturn established preced
in that bitter cold in the midwest. steve brown is in chicago sieve srering w shivering we presume. he has a hat on. it takes it tough to do almost anything in that weather, doesn't it steve in. >> it sure does. yesterday there was several communicates from koch chester to minnesota that shaw a high. still below zero, that is the first time it happened twins 2007. here in chicago it was a real tough fight for the friday fire department last night in a warehouse fire down on the south side of the city in a bridgeport neighborhood. it was so difficult for the 200 firefighters that they had to bring in city business as warming stations, so that the firefighters could get some place where they could get warm for a little while. you can imagine what kind of a mess there is the day after with all that water flowing into the streets, a lot of sand trucks being put out there, a very difficult situation made a lot more tough because of the temperatures, the low temperatures, and they are expected to extend through this week in the upper midwest. jon, heather, back to you. jon: all right. steve brown, shi
men, particularly young black and brown men in urban communities who are not reading at the great proficiency, and the numbers, the percentages are as high as 75-80% of young black and brown boys at third grade are not reading at the grade level proficiency. and once they are behind a just never catch up. so the importance of early childhood and early third grade reading is trickle. the second is the issue of -- is critical. chronic absences in early grades as was repeated school suspensions are a yellow flag is not a red flag for young people saying i'm disconnected, i'm not engaged, i need support, i need help. and survey there's a tremendous amount of predictive data that once kids begin a pattern and a rhythm of missing lots of school, getting suspended from school they never catch up and they drop out. then florida as a mentioned earlier, then people in the juvenile justice system, we've got to figure we could turn our juvenile justice system. the department of justice has done a good job at making sure these are not thugs in training but in people love gone off the right pat
budget, to look at where the republicans are governing, it balanced budget and they want it. jerry brown doesn't. >> it is not a matter of some states are balance, others are not, allstate had used a balanced budget. speaker that is why phil mickelson is leaving. it does not mandate using real math. speaking to balance the same way you balance new jersey budget. ashley: thank you so much for joining us on this day. could've goncould have gone fore hour. thank you very much. tracy: banks have more than $1 trillion sitting in a vault at the federal reserve now some say it is high time that ranks s put the money to work. we will get the bottom line with elizabeth macdonald. >> i'm pretty geeky and i have been reading it. we talk a lot about the debt ceiling and the fiscal cliff, what has gone unnoticed is what is happening at the federal reserve. we're talking about $1.46 trillion in bank reserves parked at the federal reserve, it could rise 2.6 tree and dollars by next year so look at this graph line we are showing you. back to 1960. you will see flatlining through 2010 and look at that sp
, jerry brown, state of the city address encourage lawmakers to focus on education, high-speed rail and trade with china. this is a half-hour. [applause] [applause] [applause] >> thank you, mr. speaker, mr. senate pro tem, fellow constitutional officers, members of the judiciary and all my friends gathered here this morning. the message this year is clear, california is once again compounded her critics. we brought in just two years a solid and enduring budget and makeup are going to preserve and keep it that way for years to come. [applause] [applause] let's not applied to match. this is my longest speech. we're not going to get out of here for not keep moving. [laughter] against those who take pleasure, seeing our demise, california did the impossible. yet the legislature cast difficult votes to cut billions on the state budget. cut prison spending and reform to reduce the state's long-term pension liability. then the citizens of california using they inherit power of the constitution finish the task. proposition 30 by a healthy margin of 55 to 44%. [applause] members of the legi
in your image whether brown, black or white, male or female, first generation immigrants american or daughter of the american revolution, gay or straight, rich or poor. we pray for your blessing because without it, we will only see scarcity in the midst of abundance. but with your blessing, we will recognize the abundance of the gifts of this good land with which you have endowed this nation. we pray for your blessing. bless all of us privileged to be citizens and residents of this nation with the spirit of gratitude and humility that we may become a blessing among the nations of this world. we pray that you will showered with your life giving spirit the elected leaders of this land, especially barack obama our president and joe biden our vice-president. fill them with truth and righteousness that they may serve the station ably and be glad to do your will. endow their hearts with wisdom and forbearance so that peace may prevail with righteousness, justice with order, so that men and women throughout this nation can find with one another the fulfillment of our humanity. we pray th
that really has a lot of interest. we have dark brown line of communications, which is the military's complicated word for roads, that go to afghanistan. and that route is critical to the supply of our troops. >> they were conditions, not cuts. >> on top of that, we had intelligence cooperation. our folks rebuild -- were able to cooperate on a run in pakistan. that is one of the ways we were able to get some of the lady in -- osama bin laden. was there permissiveness and allowing our people to be there that help us be able to tie the knot that focused on that to some degree. not exclusively, obviously, but to some degree. in addition, they have lost some 6000 people just in the last year in their efforts to go after terrorists. they have lost about 30,000 people over the course of the last several years because they have been willing to engage the insurgencies. there are things that the pakistanis have done. as complicated as the relationship has been. i intend to raise the issue of doctor rafridi with of them, i can promise you that. but i do not think it is wise to just cut our as
Search Results 0 to 25 of about 26 (some duplicates have been removed)